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www.reference.com/article/digital-scales-work-45d854063e61e878

Digital scales use the strain gauge load cell to convert the force of a given weight to an electric signal. Unlike analog scales, digital ones give weights as an instant digital readout.

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According to research carried out at the University of New Jersey, digital bathroom scales are quite accurate down to .95 pounds. This does not reflect the accuracy of mechanical scales, which often vary slightly. Usually inaccuracies occur because of human error, rather than a problem with the scal

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To fix a digital scale, troubleshoot the scale, replace the batteries, find the adjustment mechanism, and recalibrate it to show zero when there is nothing on top of it. Digital scales are accurate, but when their batteries become depleted, errors can occur.

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Manuals Online offers a wide variety of digital scale manuals online. Some brands include Balance, Brokstone, Conair and Digi Scale. Health-o-Meter body weight scale manuals and EatSmart food scale manuals are available online from each company's website.

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Some free digital scale apps are Balance Scale for iOS and Mobile Digital Scale Lite for Android. Balance Scale offers passcode protection and displays weight in both the U.S. system and the metric system. It also features a converter that allows the user to convert between the systems easily.

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Cambridge Scale Works offers several types of portable digital scales for industrial use, and Mettler-Toledo International offers portable digital weighing products for a variety of applications. Global Equipment company carries common and specialized portable digital scales, and H & C Weighing Syst

www.reference.com/article/precision-digital-scale-brands-8e27211744bf1a57

Some brands of precision digital scales include MyWeigh, Ohaus, Tanita and Detecto. Some of the companies behind these brands have been producing scales since long before digital scales existed.

www.reference.com/article/scale-factor-efe9d47dcfa436f5

A scale factor represents the ratio of two corresponding lengths in similar geometric shapes. Two shapes must be similar for the scale factor between the two of them to be a relevant ratio. To compute the scale factor, one should divide the length of one shape's side by the corresponding length of t

www.reference.com/article/features-weight-watchers-bathroom-scales-5f8044218758a4bb

The features of a Weight Watchers bathroom scale include the option to display weight in pounds or kilograms and the ability to measure bone mass, body water, body fat and body mass index. The scales can also store profiles for multiple users. Weight Watchers sells different versions of its bathroom

www.reference.com/article/calibrate-digital-scale-f8b0d52e335117e7

Since different brands and models of digital scales require different calibration methods, the only way to perform a completely accurate calibration is to follow the manufacturer's guidelines. Exact calibration procedures are located in the scale's instruction manual or on the manufacturer's website